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The author tells his life story from his earliest childhood to his retirement. He was born in Rockingham County, N.C. in 1891. He attended Elon College (graduating in 1917) and Princeton and was ordained as a minister in the Christian Church. He served as a minister to various congregations in North Carolina and Virginia and also served as the director of the Elon Homes for Children in the 1950s. His memoir is interspersed with original poems. See also the John Galloway Truitt, Sr. scrapbook (#006) in the Elon Scrapbook collection in the university archives, Elon University.


Publisher Elon College, N.C. : [s.n.], 1971.
Pages 336
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of North Carolina. Grant issued to Duke University for the Religion in North Carolina project.
Book contributor Carol Grotnes Belk Library, Elon University
Collection elonuniversity; ncclergyautobiographicalmaterials; ncreligion; americana
Notes No copyright page found. Some text is obscured by the binding. Some text is printed off the page. Pagination is erratic and not asserted.

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